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Overweight

Kidney Alterations Found Frequently In Obese And Overweight Children

Obesity clearly associated to kidney disease in adult population; however, there is scarce evidence in children and adolescents. The aim was to compare frequency of renal damage according to the presence of overweight-obesity in children and adolescents, as well as to compare nutritional and biochemical risk factors, according to the presence of kidney alterations. Children…

No Evidence That Testosterone Reduces Cognitive Empathy

No Evidence That Testosterone Reduces Cognitive Empathy

It’s long been known that autism is far more prevalent in males than in females. What hasn’t been understood is why. “Of course, the primary suspect when we have something that is sharply differentiated by sex is testosterone,” says Gideon Nave, an assistant professor of marketing in Penn’s Wharton School. Yet a new study led…

Improvements To Be Made When Caring For Heart Attack Patient

Improvements To Be Made When Caring For Heart Attack Patient

Heart attack patient in Sweden were less likely to die from them in the short and long term than those in England and Wales, according to a new study. Researchers, led by the University of Leeds, have for the first time compare the care of the entire populations of Sweden, England and Wales, revealing the…

Nuclear medicine

PET/MRI In Large-Vessel Vasculitis Clinical Value For Diagnosis

The researches find that the Diagnosis of large vessel vasculitis (LVV) and evaluation of its inflammatory activity can be challenging. Our aim was to investigate the value of hybrid positron-emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) in LVV. Therefore All consecutive patients with LVV from the Department of Internal Medicine who underwent PET/MRI were included. But Three…

Geriatrics

The Plight Of Hungry Older Americans Is Shrouded By Isolation

The researches find that the 75 years older and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure. And he has struggled to get enough to eat. Earlier this year, he ended up in the hospital after burning himself while boiling water for oatmeal. The…

UTI

Short-Course Parenteral Antibiotics Effective For Bacteremic UTI In Infants

Research published in Pediatricssuggests that infants aged 60 days; and younger with bacteremic UTI could receive shorter courses of parenteral antibiotics; without the risk for readmission or recurrent infection. “Although several studies have supported the safety of short-course parenteral antibiotic therapy; with early conversion to oral antibiotics in young infants with uncomplicated UTI; the safety…

Acromial morphology

Correlation Between Acromial Morphology And Shoulder Instability

The purpose of this paper was to determine whether acromial morphology influences anteroposterior shoulder stability. They hypothesized that a more horizontal; and higher position of the acromion in the sagittal plane associated with posterior instability. There was a significant correlation between specific acromial morphology; and the direction of glenohumeral instability, according to results. “In shoulders…

General medicine

Patients Willing To Share Medical Records For Research Purposes

The study find that the patients willing to share medical records and biospecimens with researchers and institutions beyond their personal physician or health care system? And more specifically, how should patients be asked and what information are they most likely to share? In a novel attempt to answer these questions; researchers at University of California…

motor neuron

Motor Neuron Death Mechanisms Step Toward ALS Treatment

Researchers at Oregon State University have made an important advance toward understanding why certain cells; in the nervous system are prone to breaking down and dying; which is what happens in patients with ALS and other neurodegenerative disorders. The study into the role a protein known as heat shock protein 90 plays in intracellular signaling;…

Alcohol Use Disorder Increased In Canada Citizens

Alcohol Use Disorder Increased In Canada Citizens

Innovative study describing that changing treatment practices for alcohol use disorder could save lives; according to the study data it is suggesting that more alcohol consumption; seeing in the people day by day increasing in Canada. By this it determining that treatment practices in Canada and abroad need to change in order to help more…

Eyelash

Emergency Procedures, Serious Infections Caused By Eyelash Treatments

One of the most commonly reported problems is a condition known as blepharitis; a chronic inflammatory disorder of the eyelids that arises due to bacterial overgrowth on the eyelash; explains Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon Elizabeth Hawkes in a recent article. Research carried out by Huda Beauty demonstrated just how committed British women; are to…

Therapists

Therapists Should Be Knowledgeable About The Clinical Features

Nurses, physical therapists and occupational therapists should be knowledgeable about the clinical features; and diagnostic procedures of common rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, as well as provide advice on pharmacologic and surgical treatments; according to new EULAR recommendations published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. “Health professionals in rheumatology (HPRs) play an important role in…